Tag Archive: polycom

Feb 05

Skype4Business, upcoming voice (OPUS) codec. Will it be in there? No, not in initial release

All Unified Communications vendors talk SIP nowadays, but the SIP standards leaves so much room for vendor additions that different SIP implementations do not automatically talk to each other. That’s why often a Session Border Controller is need for voice or video to make sure things are made compatible. Let’s talk a about codecs currently used …

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Feb 05

Lync 2013 and Skype4Business End-user Devices Selection for Enterprise Voice

Choosing the right end-user devices (EUD) for your Lync solution is crucial for the adoption of your unified communications solution and thus for realizing your business case of lowering telecom cost and greater agility in doing business internally and with your partners and customers. When you have setup your on premise or partner hosted Lync 2013 …

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Apr 14

Lync 2013 and the Lync Room System (LRS), the new collaboration experience

Microsoft Lync Room System. The LRS is concept adopted by SMART, Crestron and Polycom to have a room based collaboration experience.

Dec 14

Lync 2013 – compelling reasons to upgrade

This blog contains description of new Microsoft Lync 2013 feature and resources. It will go into the new video capabilities like h.264.svc, Gallery View and the Lync Room System, Skype interoperability and Lync 2013 mobile clients.

Dec 09

Martini Video: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Place and Any Device

Using video conferencing on the mobile devices is creating a wide adoption and is already seeing a big market growth. How do you navigate yourself between the proper technologies and build yourself a roadmap for the coming next years.

Nov 17

Will the Microsoft Lync 2010 introduction change the Unified Communications Landscape of tomorrow?

Summary of the Microsoft Lync 2010 launch event and partner press releases.

Aug 25

Microsoft & Polycom sign Strategic Partnership

Microsoft & Polycom sign Strategic Partnership on MCS2010 / Wave14 Good news item to share is the Microsoft & Polycom partnership around MCS2010 (wave14) and Polycom’s integration on voice & video hardware on top of Micrsofts platform. It’s is a movie as well, however unable to embed the video. So you find the link here …

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Aug 23

Where Microsoft OCS meets Standards based Video (SIP/H.323)

Microsoft a known player in the UC space for a while, started in the consumer area with MSN messenger, which they turned into a corporate product with LCS 2005 (Live Communications Server), which later involved into Office Communications Server. OCS had a couple of benefits, one of them being voice (well-known) but video is also …

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